Thanksgiving 2010

First, I made some cheese scones with extra sharp cheddar cheese. We just snacked on those earlier in the day, along with some crackers and fancy salame made with wine. About 2:30 pm, I put an 11-pound turkey in the oven. But first, I rubbed butter mixed with rosemary and garlic in to the skin.… Continue reading Thanksgiving 2010

Advertisement

Thanksgiving 2009

A small gathering this year, just 4 people, Chris, my parents and I. Not that I would let that stop me from making too much food. I had the usual suspects: turkey, mashed potatoes and stuffing. Then, a few things to try. In consideration of my vegetarian mom, I make the stuffing with vegetable broth.… Continue reading Thanksgiving 2009

Thanksgiving Day: The Results

From the top: Green beans, stuffing, chicken, gravy, smashed potatoes, baked beans, corn muffins, honey butter, regular butter. Not pictured: butternut squash bake; assorted wines. The Gravy: No recipe but basically, heat some broth/stock over medium heat.  When bird comes out of the oven, place chicken/turkey on serving platter to rest.  Heat roasting pan over a… Continue reading Thanksgiving Day: The Results

Turkey Day Recipes: Stuffing (aka Dressing)

I have always called it stuffing. Probably because we ate a lot of Stovetop Stuffing when I was younger. During my college years, I’d buy it in cannisters and make 1-2 servings at time. Or, I admit, eat the dry product right from the can. I still eat it on occasion but I’m more likely… Continue reading Turkey Day Recipes: Stuffing (aka Dressing)